Ependymoma of the filum terminale: Treatment and prognostic factors in a series of 28 cases

P. Celli, L. Cervoni, G. Cantore

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Abstract

A series of 28 ependymomas arising in the filum terminale was divided into two groups based on the presence/absence of connections with the conus medullaris and/or roots of the cauda equina. Group A comprised ependymomas having no connections with the contiguous structures and group B those either infiltrating or adhering to such structures. Factors having a positive influence on the prognosis (risk of recurrence) were: 1) clinical history under one year (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-103
Number of pages5
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Volume124
Issue number2-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1993

Keywords

  • Ependymoma
  • filum terminale
  • spinal tumour

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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